Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Woman dies during abortion in Jackson Heights
Queens Clinic Under Scrutiny after Woman Dies Getting Abortion
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An investigation is underway after a woman died undergoing an operation, believed to be an abortion, at a clinic in Queens.
The 30-year-old woman bled profusely after an artery was severed during the procedure Monday afternoon at A1 Medicine at 95-45 Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, sources tell 1010 WINS.
The woman was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The clinic advertises plastic surgery and gynecology on a sign outside of the office.
The incident is under investigation.